TWO-SPINE ANGELFISH FACTS
Two-Spined Angelfish has a bright blue purple head, dorsal fin, anal fins and tail. It has a rounded tail. The centre of the body is orange or yellow, with vertical blue bars sometimes broken into spots. Found singly or in small groups. A popular fish in the aquarium trade.
length to 10cm
Reef lagoons and seaward reef slopes at depths from 5m to 45m. A secretive species that shelters in reef crevices in areas with rich coral.
Feeds on algae.
The Two-spine Angelfish is found in the Indo-West and Central Pacific. In Australia it is found from off north-western coast of Western Australia and from the northern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland to the central coast of New South Wales. Also found round Lord Howe Island.
|Common Name:||Two-spine Angelfish|
Relatives in same Genus
Bicolor Angelfish (C. bicolor)